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Franklinville in Cattaraugus County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ischua Creek

Legends & Lore

 
 
Ischua Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bruce Kelly, September 15, 2021
1. Ischua Creek Marker
Inscription.  Believed to be route on Underground RR. Freedom seekers rafted here, then hidden by stationmasters. Conducted north by Alfred Rice.
 
Erected 2021 by New York Folklore William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 106.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Abolition & Underground RR.
 
Location. 42° 19.261′ N, 78° 27.818′ W. Marker is in Franklinville, New York, in Cattaraugus County. Marker is on Salamanca Sugartown Rd (New York State Route 98), on the right when traveling west. Tight road / difficult to pull over. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklinville NY 14737, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cadiz (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cadiz Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Franklinville Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Peter T. Tenbroeck (approx. 3 miles away); Early School (approx. 5.7 miles away); In Honor of PFC Albert "Dick" R. Boehmer
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(approx. 7 miles away); Revolutionary War Veterans (approx. 7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklinville.
 
Ischua Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bruce Kelly, September 15, 2021
2. Ischua Creek Marker
Looking west on RT98
Ischua Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bruce Kelly, September 15, 2021
3. Ischua Creek Marker
Looking east on RT98 to the intersection where it merges with RT16
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2021, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. This page has been viewed 216 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 17, 2021, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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